Fix "Waiting for download" error in Play Market
When trying to update or download any application from the Play Market, sometimes the error "Waiting for download" may appear. In this article we will tell you why it happens and how to fix it.
"Waiting for download" in Google Play Store
The indicated error can appear due to various reasons, ranging from an unstable / slow internet connection or incorrect external storage to a serious crash in individual (pre-installed) applications or in the operating system as a whole. Next, we are going to see all the options to fix the "Waiting for download" error in the Google Play Store, going from the simplest to the most complicated and even the most urgent.
Note: If your Android mobile phone uses an antivirus or a firewall (pre-installed by the manufacturer or downloaded independently from the application store, it does not matter here), before proceeding to solve the problem expressed in the title of the article, deactivate it, or better still, uninstall it. The error may be caused by it, and if so, following the recommendations below will not bring any positive results.
Method 1: Reboot the device
Most errors can be caused by a small system failure, which a trivial restart of the device can help to fix. Restart your device and try downloading or updating the app again.
Method 2: Find a stable internet connection
Another reason could be that your device's internet connection is not working properly. The culprit could be traffic depletion on the SIM card or a broken WI-FI connection. Check them in the browser and if everything works, move on to the next method.